Wayne State | Department of Surgery (313) 745-8778

Frank Baciewicz, MD

Professor of Surgery (Clinician Educator)
Wayne State University School of Medicine

Position: Full-Time

Office Address:

Harper University Hospital
3990 John R., 8 Brush
Detroit, MI 48201

Email: fbaciewi@dmc.org
Phone: (313) 745-8773
Fax: (313) 745-1873

Administrative Assistant: Amber Wilson
Administrative Email: awilso@med.wayne.edu

SPECIALTY: Ascending, Descending, Thoracoabodominal Aortic Surgery, Thoracic Aortic Stents, Coronary Artery Bypass, Valve Replacement & Repair, Minimally Invasive (Robotic) Esophageal and Lung Cancer Surgery, Mediastinal and Other Thoracic Surgery, Esophageal and Bronchial Stents, Surgical Oncology, Pacemaker, AICD Placement, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

PRIMARY SITE: Harper University Hospital, Karmanos Cancer Institute

OTHER AFFILIATIONS: Detroit Receiving Hospital, Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital, Hutzel Women’s Hospital, Oakwood Hospital & Medical Center, Providence Hospital Southfield, Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan, and Sinai-Grace Hospital

CLINICAL INTERESTS: Cardiothoracic Surgery

– American Board Surgery (Sub: Critical Care Surgery) – Board Certified
– American Board Thoracic Surgery – Board Certified

– M.D. – University of Virginia, School of Medicine, Charlottesville, VA
– B.A. – Williams College, Williamstown, MA

– Heart, Heart-Lung Transplantation, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
– Pediatric Cardiac Transplantation, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA
– Fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, Pittsburgh, PA
– Surgical Residency, Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Commentary: Prescribe two antiplatelet drugs and receive fewer calls for Staphylococcus aureus-induced prosthetic endocarditis.
Baciewicz FA Jr.J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Nov 27:S0022-5223(19)33465-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.11.023. Online ahead of print.PMID: 31987613 No abstract available.

Repair of Chronic Ventricular Septal Defect.
Baciewicz FA Jr.Ann Thorac Surg. 2020 Jul;110(1):346-347. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.11.028. Epub 2020 Jan 8.PMID: 31926155 No abstract available.

Large Right Coronary Artery Aneurysm.
Smith AE, Ashraf S, Mir T, Kumar K, Bell K, Ando T, Baciewicz FA. J Invasive Cardiol. 2019 Nov;31(11):E339.PMID: 31671066

Blood transfusion.
Baciewicz FA Jr.J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 16:S0022-5223(19)31833-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.07.146. Online ahead of print.PMID: 31629500 No abstract available.

Preoperative pulmonary rehabilitation.
Baciewicz FA Jr.J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Oct 9:S0022-5223(19)31775-1. doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2019.07.137. Online ahead of print.PMID: 31606180 No abstract available.

Utilization of Ipsilateral Internal Mammary in Dialysis Patients With Arteriovenous Fistula.
Baciewicz FA Jr, Patel S, Rits Y.Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Oct;108(4):1267-1268. doi: 10.1016/j.athoracsur.2019.03.006. Epub 2019 Apr 3.PMID: 30953653 No abstract available.


Medical students – Advanced surgery course, advisor 3rd year students, mentoring students

Residents – Daily rounds, operating room teaching